The Cow Bell

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1997
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title The Cow Bell
Description heads and they would leave. Dad was alone again to care for his girls; but he learned to use every ounce of strength and courage to save our lives. He was grateful that he had had the flu first and that he was not ill along with the rest of us. It was years and years later when I was older, and now a grandmother in fact, that I read the history of the Madsens of Mt. Pleasant. I read about the Frandsen family to whom I was related. They had a daughter, Bertha Frandsen, and she was born in June 1916, the same time I was born. She lived in Delta, Utah, and I never knew the family. It was said she died in 1917 at the age of one year She and her family had been hit hard with the influenza epidemic. Her young life had been cut short, only one year of life. I could relate to her with sadness in my soul. She did not have these eighty years of life that were mine. Once again, I am feeling grateful to my dear dad for all that he did for me in all his years. He was always there for me and my mother and sisters as well. I envy his courage and his loving care that he gave to us and to many others in his life time. He lived to be 92 years old; one more week and he would have been 93. He was a real pioneer, bom in Mt. Pleasant to parents who were early converts to the church from Denmark. He was the twelfth child of his parents. I envy his courage in hard times He faced life well and found his reward. I like it very much to have been "One of Clair Jake's Girls." THE COW BELL Vonda P. Merriam Honorable Mention Senior Historical Essay One evening, in 1923, mother told me to go out in the road and wait until I heard a cow bell After a while I could hear a bell tinkling but it was so dark I couldn't see anything. It wasn't long till the 8
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326625
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